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resident luke is adopted. >> item two? 2222 resident luxe to determine 98 a least agreement and authorizing the to least --. >> same house same call this resident luxe is adopted item 23. item 53 is improving an authorizing an amendment to the permanent with another planet entertainment to the forth production of annual outside lands effectively. >> supervisor mar. thank you colleagues i urge your support for this production of the outside lands and culture if he is effective to extends the term another 8pm years and it also increase increases the amount of revenue for the city do you believe it from one $.3 million per year
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to an average of 2.5 million per year and including other board of trustees to the park and community benefits as well and major improvements to the poll low fields and rebuild of the-bleachers and in addition, there is a new robing sound monitor system there is a commitment to fund the transit plan to make sure that the transportation is there to that is commitment to many of the hiring of beverage and security jobs almost i think it's 1200 jobs issue potentially and new community opportunity funds to benefit the surrounding neighbors. i also wantmented to add that since 2008. outside lands and organization and recreational parks department since it has been held in 2008
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they have improved the concert and addressed many concerns of residents and this is why i support this new least agreement. over the last four years, i have been actively suggesting community input and -- to another planet seperated and to way way that the mitigations with dealt with. for instance, arborist review the site plan and site text that is review the a could youstic plan and much improvements in the community and there is a regular hot line utilized address concerns there is the department of parking control officers and toe trucks near the festival to quickly respond to calls and there is a much better outreach plan over the past few years that includes the mailers to all homes and businesses within four blocks of the park and there is also
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relatively new is the crew toss clean-up litter in the surrounding neighbors and encouraging festival attendee to walk and pike and also by private shuttles as well and some of you know there is a 2011 state cityon an economic impact report that shots that the outside lands bring in an estimated $61 million with lodging and restaurant city and is other industry the in san francisco each other over the three-day festival and during the -- golden gate park and expend to the locally operate businesses whether on urban street and sunset or in the richmond district this hires over 4,000 employees for the event and it's responsible for creating sixy full-time positions in san francisco and
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so i urge your support this extension represents a tremendous benefit to our recreation and parks and to our city and i urge your support. >> colleaguing any further discussion? can we take this same house same call without objection this resident luxe is adopted. >> item 24. >> regarding amendments to junk dealer and gatherer permanent process. >> supervisor cohen. yes, thank you very much thank you colleagues for hearing this item today this legislation is a result of over i six months of work between my department and the police department and in order to better regulate junk dealers and after a number of severe public safety incidents involving metal feeds p g and e utility towers and pulling of towers and failing small boats
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to the strip yard, brick and construction site their home under going renovation a at the particular timing to steal bleachers from the parks and wiring additionally our police department conducts a series of sting operation and is uncovered some of our dealers accepting materials that have been pistollen and false documentation and as a result we took at the permit requirements for junk dealers and for clarification the definition does not include -- severely out of date and did not enable the police department to meted our public safety objectiving for example under the current
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permitting structure the permit never entires therefore the police department doesn't have an at some point to renew these and -- suspenses can be very long and additionally there have been changes that have not been formally incorporate to the legislative process this legislation does a number of thing it requires that all of the -- junk dealers until the city conveniently they are all in district ten did i mention that and requires that anyone who's not a license licensed contractor and wishes to the sell junk obtain a permanent from the police department and minimize the cost from the individual sellers they will only need to renew the permanent for two years and allow the department to revoke or suspend a permanent for facilities if they determine that the illegal behavior is taking place and gives the community and
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department increased over site and ability to work with junk dealers to better the neighborhood. revoke junk dealers to become better neighbors and excuse me. and it also makes change toss conform to our local process and is recent updates and state law and the fees soaivetted with the permits cover the costs of work performed by the division and any building inspection and fire department and updating our city's commercial towing and commercial parking lot supports this is an important step to abate middle step and it will go a long way in making the industry more transparent and lastly this legislation would not have been possible without the officers at the station and many neighbors and merchants that have also given voice to this process and this is valid
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and long overdue and colleagues i do ask for your support on this legislation. >> colleagues with can he take this in house in call. >> i'll be supporting this legislation and one aspect -- but there is a benefit that i see that happens in my district is we have a lot of people who are junk gatherers in my district and park their vehicles throughout the compel sells corior and throughout thigh neighbor and i didn't support the over size vehicle legislation because we could a mass a certain amount of sinuses -- but this legislation may require a gatherer to have a permanent in their vehicle and in their car and is to me, that seems a better way to bring some accountability to how the appearance of the vehicles are that blunder our neighbors and
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it doesn't solvent problem but it gets us a step closer and that is not the only reason i'm supporting it but i'll be backing this legislation. >> supervisor cohen. thank you the one thing that i want to assess is the $700 fees for the permit holder amortizable. >> colleagues if you contain the same house same call without an objection this item is passed item 25. >> item 25 for the valencia -- thank you this ordinance allows to operate and other -- to operate under conditional use third floor along the value 11 sea commercial transit district and in researching this issue we realize right now they are able
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to operate on the second floor with a conditional use but that is not provided for the third floor and from a policy perspective it's not clear what the -- we want for this and the further distinction and we have been carol to make sure that there is no affordable housing touched by this measure and neighbors define the types of business and is neighborhood services that can open around this corridor and so i would ask for your support, thank you. >> colleagues take this same house same call? without objection this item is passed. >> item 26 is the resident luke of holding the department of public works for disapproval and disapproval for the -- permit. >> supervisor elsburnd. >> thank you mr. president the committee had a very good hearing for this item and i was ready to vote for it until i got
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a call yesterday afternoon that they had not had the opportunity to discuss the issue with the department of public works and they have asked me to ask the board for another meeting continuianance to january 15th to make sure they are on the same page and the benefit i see here is that the constituent out here are hearing two different story and is so i want to make sure that they get the same story and so i make a most to continue this item to january 15th. seconded by supervisor farrell, colleagues you may do that without objection january 15th. >> we want skip over our three prime minister special orders and our 4:00 p.m. special orders and has had to our committee records which start on page 19. mr. clerk if you could read items 44 through 48. items 44
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through 48 is a motion conforming the mayor's appointment toeliot to the committee infrastructure state one. and 45 conform get the mayor's appointment to marlee to the commission of community investment and friction is mayor's appointment of kristine johnson, and forty seven is a motion concerning the appointment of most row exactly less and 48 to the motion conforming the mayor's appointment of to the commission of community investment and structure. >> colleaguing can we take these items in house in call. mr. clack read items 49. item 49 on monday december 12th 2012 and referred to the board as a committee
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report and so resolution granting revokable trust to occupy a port portion of the right of way to a portion of the city owned concrete ramp level provide nuclear access to the a proposed new access of the garage at 44 eaive. >> i have sponsored this item on behalf of the item but i would like to refer to supervisor campos total disposal of the item. thank you for support son coring this item on the department of public works and i would like to accepted this back to committee for consideration and it's not because of any questions about the merits or the merits of the project. but it's simply in terms of process, we learned that the t p w final engineering determination was not received by the neighbors
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about about four days ago and so we want to have a better process in terms of giving the numbers of the public an at any time to provide input on this and so with that in mind, i hereby make a motion to send this back to committee. >> supervisor campos has made a motion to send this back to committee and seconded by supervisor mar and colleagues if we could do that without objection we can send seasoned that back to the committee. >> student: roll call. supervisor first on roll call is supervisor chu. >> thank you very much i have simply one item to introduces it's an item that would require that all public work construction works contract under chapter six include a pro vision that requires all prime calendars to pay subtractors within seven days of city and we have been working with local business and is trying to make
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sure that we have better process for them and that they are able to receive payment when they have adequately completed their work and this is something modeled out-of-state law and stat law has pro vision visions like this that took effect this year and we hope that will make a difference for local sub contractors. supervisor wiener?. >> supervisor cohen? thank you. i do have one item today in in memoryium, i ask that the board close out the meeting in memory of mr. bradford he was the first african america meal after the san francisco sheriff's department and he was born in blight california and came to san francisco in 1955
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he seived regularly in the united states army and korean war and is the father of three children two sons and one dear and i send my condole lenses out to his family he was one of my sunday schoolteachers growing up and brang donuts holes to class and making the subject matter very interesting and enjoyable and i grew up with his grandchildren and it's a great loss that san francisco has suffered in losing mr. bradford and so iggs again colleagues i hope to close out the board in his memory and this is the memory of mr. bradford. >> thank you ms. cohen.
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mr. chu. >>? mr. campos, thank you mr. clerk i have a numb of number of items and the first is authorizing the-off real estate for 17th and folsome street park project and i also have a memoriam for man we will spain rod drying guess and he was one of the district's most colorful andby loved artist and is with robert crumb influenced generations of cartoonists and not only in the mission but throughout the city and born in new york to an italian artist mother mr. rod drying guess dropped his first name in favor of spain passionate about his latino heritage created murals with crumb in the late 1960's
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and 70s, in in addition, to zap economics his works include biographygraphy and dark hotel online graphic novellings, spain was working on a graphic story for the 2004 san francisco hotel workers strike, so, we would like to ask that we adjourn the meeting today in his memory. i also have another item as you know as a city, we have been working with other cities to deal with the issue of homelessness within our veteran population. we have been involved with the hundred days campaign to house veterans in 2012. president obama established a goal to end
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veteran's homelessness by 2015 which i think is doable and the department of housing and urban development came together to establish the hud slash veterans housing program which, is models after section eight and san francisco has received 500 of the vouchers to date. we have learned that our chronically homeless veterans were having a difficult time finding apartments in the private marked in fact many veterans have had vouchers issued in 1212 and so what we have here is a situation where we have a federal agency, the mayor's office and housing authority and human services agency who have focused to encourage private landlords to provide housing for these
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veteran and is a few months ago one of those landlords the owner of 2524 mission street came forward to offer to least his 33 stew apartments which are above the restaurant on joule which, is now the -- restaurant to least those apartments to veterans who have those vouchers and i think for those of us who really see the need to address this issue this is a very exciting possibility. you know the idea is that we would have a process that actually allows these veterans who have dedicated so much to this country to have housing that is it's really important. my office has been working with the director for the city former supervisor name to move this
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forward so that those units can be made valuable to those veterans here in san francisco and so to make that happen i'm asking the city attorney to help draft legislation that will allow a toursist hotel like the one i'm talking about to use those units for residential purpose for homeless veteran and is then create a mechanism so that down the road, it can be existing use at the tourist hotel and there is a planning code in which acceptions were made recognizing the importance of actually dealing with the needs of these veteran and is we are also making sure that we are working with the affordable housing and low increase communities to make sure at that it's consistent with the other policies that we have in place and again we continue to work closely with the mayor's office i hope that has led this effort and negotiate with the landlords
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about this possibility and i also note that yesterday, the federal government i announced that san francisco has reduced homelessness among our veterans by 60% since twee 11 and even though that is something to be proud of, i think we can do more in this effort, i think we should move in that direction. and the next item that i have is something that i mentioned last week much has been said recently about the housing authority but i wanted to make sure that as we discuss what is happening with that agency, that we go back to focusing on how this agency is fuelly serving the needs of it's residents. so i am introducing a motion directing the budget and legislative nillists to conduct a performance on it of the san francisco housing authority and making that audit
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a priority and this will be a motion that would ensure a focus on compliance with all complicate federal state and local laws on the effectiveness of the governance of the agency and it will look all the financial over site and controls and status of implementations and prior recommendation and is other prior audits and recommendation that is have been made and i would also look at the other management and public housing resource and is including housing provided by section eight voucher and is as well as housing managed by other agencies and nonprofit corporation and is it will also look at the management and the ofl performance of agency personnel and we will look at how this agency compares in terms of best practices with other agencies not on in the region but nationally and so i want to thank the following
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members of the board for their co sponsorship. supervisor avalos, supervisor mar and supervisor a wonk walky. and the last point that i would make because i was pope hoping that is something that would be ri solved by the time we got to our last board meeting much has been set said in the press about charlie the doing that attacked a horse in a doing bleach area and i don't know the specifics all of the details of the case but i would hope that we find a way of addressing the public safety concerns implcated and still saving the life of this animal i think it may be possible to strike that balance and i hope that happens the rest i submit. >> thank you supervisor. supervisor mar? thank you mr. clerk, i
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have several items the first in the hearing on the m ta state of compress suppress busker and is service plans right now there are 18 peak hours express lines in san francisco serving 30,000 writers a day and of these six lines six serve 13,000 richmond district residents and these provides speed for commuter and is however the express routes have become just as crowded as the rest of the system and there will be new rider ship demands i'm doling calling for this hearing to hear updates from the m ta and from the transit effective please project and any probably changes and emerging system need and i look forward to meeting with the m ta and others on this body and i welcome my colleagues to take
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part in this meeting we'll and i'm calling a hearing on the san francisco public urea tilities commission and out door tap water filling station for years the p uc has worked to educate residents to drink tap water it cost less than half a pen where he per gallon and is quality tested every year and highly regulated bodily the e.p.a. and furthermore the e pc is work to go install -- throughout the city and we are starting to see some major improvements the city has installed 11 water bottle filling stations to date and there are important reasons to promote tap water it's better for the environment is it saves residents money and cuts down on
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the sugary consumption of beverages as well. and i also want to invite residents that i'm hold be coffee hours on ole gai ass cafe on the outer rich mopped and then my evening hours have a bear with me at steins on clement street and eight avenue near the old colosseum theater and on sat i'll be joining with the justice committee commemorating the 75th anniversary of the terrible tragedy 75 year ago at the chinese cultural center. the rest i'll submit. >> thank you mr. avalos. >> colleague i have one item for intrusion today it's an ordinance that would require the wick epipark commission to hold information hearing on permit complications for large scale
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multiday events in our parks only this will help the lincoln's park outreach around these expeftsz promote public trust and this ordinance would not effect outside lands what this ordinance would basket would be required for event that occupy 25% or more of the area of the park for longer than 48 hours and so outside land is only a small portion of the entire golden gate park and i imagine that the park has it's own process for lock @out and supervising outside events as they look forward to the progresses on this staging. and the park is not over allowing and or denying applications it's similarly providing informational hearing i believe when we decide to use a
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proposition of our park a public venue the public should be able to express their concerns or may have ideas about how events can be samed and setup and this will allow that to happen and we also have at times like we did for the detour event, closuresures of streets and we also want to have for whatever park events include any street colorsures that it has got -- it will be part of any hearing commission. and so as we move forward with this ordinance in place that we will have a public process to hear about large scale hearing process.. >> supervisor kim requested to be rereferred. >> thank you i also want to